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Hawkesworth, John

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Description

  • Hawkesworth, John
  • An Account of the Voyages undertaken by the order of His Present Majesty for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere. London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1773
  • paper
3 volumes, 4to (275 x 212mm.), FIRST EDITION, 52 engraved maps, charts and plates, including the extra folding chart of the straits of Magellan, contemporary speckled calf, red and green labels, vol. one 3t3 holed with loss of catchword, first chart in vol. 2 spotted, vol. one upper joint slightly worn at head

Provenance

George Simon Harcourt, Viscount Nuneham, armorial bookplate

Literature

BCJC 648; Hill (2004) 782; Sabin 30934

Catalogue Note

AN ATTRACTIVE COPY of Cook’s first voyage.
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